Air Commodore Robert Christie

Service number 662
Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Birth Date 05 August 1883
Birth Place Australia: Queensland, Maryborough
Death Date 06 February 1957
Death Place Australia: Queensland, Bundaberg
Final Rank Air Commodore
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1918-09-16
Published in London Gazette in 1917-12-17
Published in London Gazette in 1918-05-28
Published in London Gazette in 1918-12-31
Published in London Gazette in 1918-04-23
Published in London Gazette in 1919-04-05
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-05-02
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-07-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-10-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-02-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1918-09-24

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    05 April 1919 on page 4525 at position 11
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 July 1919 on page 1169 at position 13
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    17 December 1917 on page 13180 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    02 May 1918 on page 1034 at position 203
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    28 May 1918 on page 6201 at position 133
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 October 1918 on page 2056 at position 105
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    31 December 1918 on page 15228 at position 62
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 879 at position 11
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    51st Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    16 September 1918 on page 10861 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 February 1919 on page 131 at position 1

Timeline

Date of birth 05 August 1883
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 24 November 1914 5th Light Horse Regiment.
Date of embarkation 21 December 1914
Date promoted 05 July 1915 Appointed honorary lieutenant.
Other 05 July 1915 Quartermaster.
Date promoted 26 March 1916 Appointed second lieutenant.
Other units 26 March 1916 51st Battalion.
Date promoted 27 March 1916 Appointed captain.
Date promoted 09 September 1916 Appointed major.
Date of recommendation honour or award 04 October 1917
Date promoted 23 October 1917 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other 23 October 1917 Commanding Officer 51st Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 05 May 1918
Date of recommendation honour or award 06 October 1918
Date returned to Australia 14 July 1919
Date of death 06 February 1957